Ben Johnson (So., Roseville, Minn.) was second to a Gopher competitor
in the triple jump with an NCAA provisional leap of 14.44 meters (47-4
In the throws, Derall King (Jr., Inver Grove Heights, Minn.) was
second to an unattached athlete in the shot put with an NCAA provisional
put of 16.03 meters (52-7 ¼). Brennan McKeag (So., Lakeville, Minn.)
was third at 15.23 meters (49-11 ¾).
King was fourth in the discus throw, with two unattached athletes in the top three, with a throw of 44.02 meters (144-5).
Andrew Schlichting (So., North Oaks, Minn.) had the third NCAA
provisional mark of the day from Hamline, hitting 52.58 meters (172-6)
in the hammer throw, placing second to an unattached athlete.
In the sprints, Tyson Molitor (Jr,. Belgrade, Minn.) won the 400-meter dash in 48.69.
Brent Nelson (Sr., New London, Minn.) was the second-highest Division
III finisher in the 200-meter dash, placing seventh in 22.23. Two
athletes each from the University of Minnesota and Concordia
University-St. Paul, as well as one unattached athlete, placed ahead of
him. Andy Marnach (Sr., Hokah, Minn.) was just behind him in eighth in
Ian Campbell (So., Blooming Prairie, Minn.) won the 1500-meter run in 3:55.35.
Matt Warhol (Jr., Andover, Minn.) placed fifth overall and was the
third-highest placing Division III athlete in the 110-meter hurdles in
15.63 and Andrew Johnson (Jr., Andover, Minn.) was second in the
3000-meter steeplechase in 9:31.70.
First-year Shaise Schuette (Anoka, Minn.) was second in the pole vault, clearing 4.40 meters (14-5 ¼).
The Pipers next compete at St. Olaf on Saturday, April 17.